3w ago - Following up on the influx of PS4 UI videos, below are some more PS4 videos today from IGN detailing how the first time bootup and setup of PlayStation 4 looks alongside a demo video of PS4's fast-loading games.
To quote: PS4: BOOTING IT UP FOR THE FIRST TIME
We show you what the PlayStation 4 will look like when you bring it home and boot it up for the first time.
PS4'S FAST-LOADING GAMES (DEMO) - IGN LIVE PRESENTS: PS4 PRE-LAUNCH PARTY
Here's one thing to love about the PlayStation 4 - booting up games can be really fast. Watch as we hop in and out of Killzone, and the home interface.
3w ago - Sony Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements went hands-on today with Dying Light PS4 on PlayStation 4.
Below are the details, to quote: The art of parkour already has ample thrills for any athlete. You certainly don't need hordes of snarling ghouls nipping at your heels to make it any more exhilarating, but Dying Light blends the two together in a huge world devastated by the undead apocalypse.
Designed by the same team that brought Dead Island to the gaming masses, Dying Light is a first-person survival game. It boasts a new combat system and tremendous player freedom in complex environments. It also, as you might expect, includes lots and lots of infected (and ways to kill them, too).
The developers at Techland brought Dying Light to the PS4 launch event here in New York City this week, demonstrating the broad array of tactical options players have to approach any situation in game. Both combat and movement are essential components to the experience - running away from danger is just about as much fun as running straight into it.
Dying Light is set inside the wrecked and ruined city of Harran, a fictional locale with an ancient history. Game Designer Maciej Binkowski likens it to Istanbul, Turkey, as he boots up Dying Light on PS4, passing me the DualShock 4 with an eager...
3w ago - XDEV Studio Europe Executive Producer James Hawkins detailed Resogun PlayStation 4 Co-op mode, revealing more ships in a fresh PS4 video trailer below.
To quote: I'm here today on behalf of Housemarque and XDEV Studio Europe to squeeze in one more update before the official Resogun and PS4 launch on Friday. How time flies!
Every PlayStation console has delivered great shoot-em-ups, and I can't think of anyone better qualified than the team at Housemarque to continue this tradition on PS4.
Coming from the creators of the critically acclaimed Super Stardust games for PS3 and PS Vita, Resogun is a pure arcade action game with addictive and challenging play, mesmerizing special effects, co-op multiplayer, and the biggest explosions ever.
In response to requests that we've read in various forums online, the video above shows more gameplay from each of the game worlds that Mikael from Housemarque covered in the previous update.
If you watched the movie carefully, you'll see that it featured three different ships.
Cunningly, each ship in Resogun has different strengths and weaknesses that suit different play styles, so you'll need to try them all out to discover what suits you the...
3w ago - Sony Community Manager James Spafford is here with a new behind the scene video today spotlighting the music of Tearaway on PlayStation Vita.
To quote: Tearaway is out in just over a week and we can't wait for you to play it! To get you even more excited, take a little peek at the third video in our series looking at all the bits and bobs that make Tearaway the unique and special thing that it is.
This one will tell you all about the splendid sounds and music we made especially for the game, including a completely bespoke original score.
This very special soundtrack is inspired by all sorts of folklore and legends, and even features snippets of some sea shanties our Head of Audio Kenny Young wrote for the game, one of which made it into our Sogport trailer back in January.
If that doesn't make you want to ride a pig through a beautiful paper world we don't know what will.
You can get your hands on the Tearaway Original Soundtrack first with the Special Delivery Pre-Order Pack available both at your favorite retailer and on the PS Store for a limited time - so if you like what you hear, head over to the store and pre-order...
3w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Social Media Manager Elina Chen shared a video today which introduces the Video Unlimited Service and Music Unlimited Service on PlayStation 4 below.
To quote: We know you're excited to get your hands on the PlayStation 4. We're just as excited to show off what's new when it comes to the Video Unlimited service and Music Unlimited service.
What's new on the Video Unlimited service:
• Faster start times and quicker navigation
• Access to over 200,000 movies and TV episodes
• Instant streaming of new purchases that accounts for bandwidth to minimize buffering
• Cloud storage of all new purchases, eliminating hard drive clutter
• Past purchases will soon be available through cloud storage
• Social features that show what your friends have watched and rated
What's new on the Music Unlimited service:
• Completely redesigned user interface
• Enhanced discoverability to help you navigate our vast library of 22 million tracks
• High quality audio streaming for every song
• System-level integration that lets you play songs from your playlists while playing games, accessible through the mini-player that appears...